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Dhofar 860
Basic information Name: Dhofar 860
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 860
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 394 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  Chondrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  OC3
Recommended:  OC    [explanation]

This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as OC.   [show all]
Search for other: Ordinary chondrites
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 193:
Date:6 Feb 2003
Latitude:19°18.0'N
Longitude:54°40.1'E
Mass (g):394
Pieces:1
Class:Chondrite
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):15-28
Ferrosilite (mol%):12-27
Classifier:D. Badyukov, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):86
Comments:Impact melt breccia
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 18' 0"N, 54° 40' 6"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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